Earthquakes reported in Algeria
The National Research Center of Astronomy, Astrophysics and Geophysics (CRAAG) recorded an earthquake with a magnitude of 4.2 on the Richter scale on September 6 at 06h38mn (local) in the wilaya of Bejaia. El Moudjahid reports that the epicenter of the earthquake was approximately 8 kilometers in the North-West of Kherrata. CRAAG also recorded a small earthquake with the magnitude of 3.6 the same day at 01h35 mn in the wilaya of Medea. Algeria's most destructive earthquake with a magnitude of 6.8 had struck near the capital on May 21, 2003, killing more than 2,000 people and injuring many thousands more.